Speed Limit Consult with a collaboration of National Road Safety Authority and Driver and Vehicle License Authority has launch the Road Masters Quiz in the national capital of Ghana.
The motive of the launch is part of measures being adopted to minimise the number of road accidents in the country
Speaking at the launch of the programme,the Managing Director of Speed Limit Consult Mr.Nutifafa Agbenyega stated that the initiative will not only be a game to win prizes but the ultimate aim is to either public on ways to avoid road accidents.
The purpose for the gathering was among other things is to make a profound statement to the whole world and other nations especially Ghana,he hope is not lost in the fight against road crashes and to tell the National Road Safety Authority that corporate Ghana is behind them and they should not be overwhelmed by the increasing numbers in road crashes,and that they should continue with the good work that they are doing for country,there is surely going to be a light at the end of the tunnel.
The Director-General of the National Road Safety Authority, Ing,Mrs May Obiri Yeboah called on the general public and corporate bodies to come to board to support the initiative to eradicate carnage on the roads.
As an authority have always said we cannot do it all alone,we need other stakeholders that can help us see this through and also people from corporate Ghana,who also have skills elsewhere to assist us to do some of these things.We are gathered here today,we have a partner that they have put something together to assist all of us because,at one time or the other,we are drivers or either pedestrians,but this particular quiz I know is geared towards mostly drivers and so we have our stakeholders,all of them here to be part of it.
However,the patron of the Road Masters Quiz initiative Nana Dr.Appiagyei Dankawoso I,stated that action is needed not just by government but by many other from both public and private sectors to deal with accidents in the country.
Road Masters Quiz is an initiative by the Speed Limit Consult that seeks to educate the public on what to do to avoid road accidents in the country.
Meanwhile, the programme will be a weekly competition that will engage drivers in four categories who will participate in the quiz to win an ultimate prize of a Hyundai Accent 1,4cx
The four categories include;
1,Commercial Drivers A;this comprises Ridesharing drivers( online drivers),and Taxi Cab drivers.
2,Commercial Drivers B; this comprises the mini-buses( Trotro drivers), the VIP buses and all of the other buses that are used for commercial purposes.
3,Corporate Drivers; this comprises institutional drivers(Drivers who work within organizations)
4,Private Drivers(Individual drivers); that’s the general public anyone who drives.
The quiz will be aired in two different settings,the English version for that of the Commercial Drivers A, Corporate Drivers,and Private Drivers.
The second settings will be for Commercial Drivers B which will be in Akan.
This is to enable the audience to understand what the quiz is all about and to reach everyone in the country.
The short code for registration is *380*45# at a fee of Ghc 5.00.
Source: Bugbila Moadow.